Veronique Boisvert – A Tunnel to the Beginning of Time: experimental physics at the LHC

Event Date: 10 December 2015 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: A Tunnel to the Beginning of Time: experimental physics at the LHC Dr Veronique Boisvert (RHUL) – A Tunnel to the Beginning of Time: experimental physics at the LHC Last spring, the Large …

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Deleuzean Aftereffects: Interventions from Japan

  Event Date: 10 December 2015 Room 2002, John Galsworthy Building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE       The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Deleuzean Aftereffects: Interventions from Japan Gilles Deleuze once described what he was doing with the history of philosophy as ‘taking an author from behind and …

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Jeffrey Knapp – Hamlet and the Sovereignty of Reasons

            Event Date: 10 December 2015 Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL   The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A …

Kaveh Bakhtiar – The British Mosque: fragments of an alternative architecture

Event Date: 10 December 2015 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Mr Kaveh Bakhtiar (Independent Scholar) – The British Mosque: fragments of an alternative architecture Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (President, RAS): Talk: Questions: share this entry:

Jonathan Boyarin – Genealogies of the Future

  Event Date: 9 December 2015 Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Jonathan Boyarin (Cornell) – Genealogies of the Future The work of determining lines of Jewish kinship is primarily understood as oriented toward the past, as a recovery of memory or “heritage,” often in …

John Earle – British Vice-Consul and Local Hero: Nicholas Loney and a Sweeter Life on a 19th Century Philippine Island

Event Date: 8 December 2015 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr John Earle (University of Plymouth) – British Vice-Consul and Local Hero: Nicholas Loney and a Sweeter Life on a 19th Century Philippine Island Introduction by Dr Alison Otha (Director, RAS): Talk: Audience Questions: share this entry:

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Slavoj Zizek – Hegel in Athens: what would Hegel have said about our predicament?

Event Date: 4 December 2015 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Slavoj Zizek – Hegelian Battles – 3 Lectures The battle for Hegel goes on – new interpretations are emerging which perhaps pose an even greater threat to Hegel’s legacy than the usual rejections of …

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Howard Caygill – Laertes’ Revolt and the Limits of Popular Sovereignty

            Event Date: 3 December 2015 Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL   The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A …

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Thabet Abu Rass – Land, Power and Resistance in Israel: The Case of the Bedouins of the Negev

Event Date: 3 December 2015 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2015-16 The Politics of Land. Archaeology, Architecture and City Planning in Israel A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s theme intends to approach its broad subject via …

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Slavoj Zizek – What is reconciliation? Hegel against Schiller

Event Date: 3 December 2015 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Slavoj Zizek – Hegelian Battles – 3 Lectures The battle for Hegel goes on – new interpretations are emerging which perhaps pose an even greater threat to Hegel’s legacy than the usual rejections of …